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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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Yet Roxanne Lawrence, a 38-yearold West Bromwich woman allowed her daughter, Stacey, aged nine, to stay overnight in the cab of a man whom, so she claimed to a Sunday paper, would put his hands round her neck to squeeze her throat during intercourse.
The Argentine reacted by ignoring all efforts at a communal celebration, running to the dug-out where he cupped his hands round his ears in order to listen to the celebrations as, directly in front of him, Sir Alex Ferguson looked on.
I won't say who did it but he put his hands round the guy's neck.
I had my hands round her neck, with my thumbs applying firm pressure.
1) Lift left leg, bend the knee and clasp hands round knee.
Alistair Nicholson forced Mrs Marion Glover through a hedge and onto her back before putting his hands round her throat and trying to throttle her.
The Danish Manchester United ace swopped his team strip for scruffy old tackle and instead of a football he got his hands round a little porker.
Christopher Nelson, 31, attacked four girls, two aged 16 and two 17, and repeatedly put his hands round his victims' necks.
He walked away from her, but she followed him downstairs where, as the incident continued, he pushed her to the floor and put his hands round her throat until she lost consciousness.
Female police officers held hands round the 300 women to create a protective barrier.
Bruno Peek OBE, tourist board chairman and national organiser, hands round the Loving Cup filled with English apple juice to local schoolchildren; and, right, Liverpool Lord Mayor Joan Lang admiresthe cup Pictures: COLIN LANE
Gavin just put his hands round my chest and the bone shot out.